Dubai, United Arab Emirates (CNN) – More than two years after the introduction of preventative restrictions, we are ready to arrange a big festive trip, as travel has become more indulgent.
Although we are not yet done with the “Covid-19” pandemic, what is certain is that people are starting to move, and planning their travels in the near future, because it has become more feasible.
These trips can range from escapes to tropical islands in the Maldives and Hawaii, and leisure centers in charming cities like Sydney, Hollywood and Singapore … Once the money is saved, the realization of the dream is within a stone’s throw. Why not go to these luxury hotels?
The Brando Hotel, French Polynesia
And if you’re looking for the most luxurious range of luxury hotels, you can not resist the ultra-luxurious Marlon Brando Resort on the private island of Techaroa, 30 miles north of Tahiti.
This remote resort is a favorite among celebrities like Leonardo DiCaprio, Bradley Cooper and Ellen DeGeneres. It was also a haven for former US President Barack Obama, where he rested to write his memoirs after his 2017 term expired. Kim Kardashian hosted her lavish 40th birthday party on the island in October 2020.
The hotel consists of 35 thatched villas, each with its own infinity pool, outdoor dining area and all the amenities you would expect to enjoy in a five star hotel in London or New York City.
But the ultimate luxury is the soft white sand beach and turquoise sea, steps away from your bedroom.
Prices start at $ 3,200.
Matakuri Lodge, New Zealand
The views alone here deserve this extravagance. With views of the mountains rising behind tranquil Lake Wakatipu, Matakauri Lodge boasts a beautiful location on New Zealand’s South Island.
The lodge with 12 suites on the lake is located just outside Queenstown and overlooks the Cecil and Walter peaks and the Remarkables mountain range.
Excursions include bungee jumping, skydiving, kayaking, boating and wine tours, but with a scene like this, pandemic-exhausted travelers may want to discuss treatments at the full-service spa, which boasts uninterrupted views of the lake and the towering summit of Mount Cecil 1 978 meters (6,490 feet).
Prices during off-season start at $ 1,130.
Sensei Lanai Four Seasons Resort, Lanai, Hawaii
This adults-only spa is the epitome of post-pandemic luxury. Built on the Hawaiian island of Lanai, the hotel is so quiet and secluded that you feel like you are on your own island.
And then there are the palace-like suites, hidden among the wooded and misty mountains, and you will hardly notice other guests.
You will also receive a personal wellness trail, with wellness therapies and healthy activities to help you relieve any stress or anxiety.
Prices start at $ 1,320.
The Château de Grand-Louis Hotel, France
Tucked away in the rural French Loire Valley, this quiet 18th-century castle makes you feel cut off from the world, even though it’s only 55 minutes from Paris by train.
Decorated with hand-painted frescoes, crystal chandeliers and antique Louis XV furniture, the 17 spacious suites, each decorated with hand-painted frescoes and antique Louis XV furniture, make you feel like you’ve gone back in time.
Prices start at $ 828.
Jack Camp, Botswana
And if you’re looking for solitude, Jack’s Camp is a luxury safari camp set within a million-acre private game reserve in the Kalahari Desert.
The legendary camp, which opened its doors in 1993, closed for refurbishment in 2019 and reopened in early 2021. It features 9 giant luxury tents for guests, equipped with soft four-poster beds, beautiful safari decor and private splash pools overlooking the McGadickgadi Salt lakes.
There is also a library, billiard room, bar and a luxury tea tent filled with Persian rugs and soft pillows – the perfect place to relax with a cup of iced tea after a long, hot day on safari.
Rates start at $ 1,450 per person, per night.
1 West Hollywood Hotel, Los Angeles
And if escaping from the city is your thing, then this chic urban oasis on Sunset Boulevard is your best option.
Opened in 2019, a few months before the pandemic began, 1 Hotel West Hollywood’s rooms are some of the largest and most luxurious in Los Angeles, with simple and elegant earthy décor, luxurious marble bathrooms and views of the Hollywood Hills district. American.
Sustainability is the motto of this virtually paper- and plastic-free hotel.
The average hotel price per night is $ 500.
Grand Tremezzo Hotel, Italy
With Europe so open to international travelers, your first stop should be the Grand Hotel Tremezzo, an Art Nouveau design hotel on the shores of Lake Como.
All of its 90 rooms are specially decorated, equipped with comfortable details such as picturesque balconies and hot tubs. Although the lake view rooms are worth every euro spent, the garden view rooms and the beautiful meticulous grounds also offer a quiet oasis.
Outside you will find three swimming pools, one of which floats directly above the lake.
The average price is about $ 760.
Soneva Jani Hotel Reviews, Maldives
And if you want to spoil your family during the holidays after the confinement and want to amaze them, Hotel “Soneva Jani” is your destination. The overwater villas are equipped with private infinity pools and water slides that will transport you to the glistening turquoise sea below.
Inside you will also find an overwater cinema, an observatory, and an ice cream and chocolate room. Each villa has a retractable roof so the kids can sleep under the stars.
Prices start at $ 3,352.
Raffles Hotel, Singapore
The Raffles Hotel in Singapore is very popular. It is considered one of the most luxurious hotels in the world.
Its construction dates back to 135 years ago. Each guest gets a private butler.
Prices start at $ 960.
The Crown Hotel, Sydney, Australia
The Crown Sydney opened in late 2020.
This six-star hotel, a glittering petal-shaped skyscraper, features 14 restaurants and pubs, an infinity pool overlooking Sydney Harbor, and 349 guest rooms with bathrooms and marble floors, to large windows overlooking the city.
Prices start at $ 850.
Silversands Grenada Hotel, Caribbean
With the longest pool in the Caribbean, the Silversands Grenada is 100 meters (328 feet) high. The elegant resort is located on Grenada’s pristine “Spice Island”, which has recently lifted travel restrictions for “Covid-19”. .
The resort stretches on Grand Anse Beach and features 43 rooms and suites with large floor-to-ceiling windows, as well as beach and hillside villas.
Prices start at $ 900 in off-season.
Grumeti Serengeti River Lodge, Tanzania
The luxury lodge is due to reopen in June after undergoing a refurbishment following the April 2020 flood.
The new Grumeti Serengeti River Lodge, rebuilt from the ground up, will be more luxurious and contemporary, with a design that highlights the landscape and utilizes most of its location on a tributary of the Grumeti River.
Rates start at $ 1,080 per person, per night.
The W Melbourne Hotel, Australia
The five-star W Melbourne opened early last year and is a newly reopened luxury accommodation for travelers to Australia.
The hotel is built in the glittering Collins Arch, home to luxury residences, retail offerings and delicious eateries. The ultra-modern hotel features five restaurants and bars, as well as a gold-plated indoor pool.
Its 294 rooms are luxurious. Prices start at $ 285.